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Simone Biles, Mental Health, and Success

Americans seem to be born with the natural ability to dream while we’re awake. We’re bred that way. Driven by the chance […]

Children of Addicts
May 6, 2021

Alcohol or substance abuse can be destructive, especially when there are children involved. Children of addicts are innocent bystanders to a disease […]

All in the Family? Is Addiction Genetic or Environmental?
May 5, 2021

A slice of life about seven parolees, all addicts, filled the pages of The Second Chance Club, a new book about the […]

Tawny Lara Talks about Sobriety and Sexuality
May 4, 2021

Addiction Talk’s fourth episode focused on sobriety and sexuality and featured Tawny Lara as a guest. Often described as the “Sober Sexpert,” […]

Desirée Bujanda Misle Talks About Addiction and Motherhood
May 3, 2021

Desirée Bujanda Misle is the mother of a son with addiction and the author of I, Mother of an Addict. Recently, she […]

Online Support Groups vs. In-Person Meetings
May 2, 2021

As the world become more connected through the Internet, online support groups are revolutionizing the addiction treatment space. Especially in light of […]

How Drinking Affects Health and Wellness
April 30, 2021

Alcohol use disorder is a progressive, chronic, and potentially fatal disease that causes serious damage to a person’s physical and emotional health. […]

How the Coronavirus has Affected Alcohol Use in Adults
April 29, 2021

Canva How the coronavirus has affected alcohol use in adults When the severity of the pandemic began to sink in during the […]

Should I Worry About Social Media Addiction?
April 29, 2021

Social media addiction is a growing concern for many, even if the condition is not yet recognized by medical professionals. As smartphones […]

Am I Enabling my Child’s Addiction?
April 28, 2021

All parents want the best for their children. Sometimes, these good intentions can lead to a parenting enabling their child’s addiction. Suspecting […]

Black Underrepresentation in Addiction Treatment
April 27, 2021

The year 2020 was dominated by a few narratives. Although Covid-19 was rightfully on the forefront of many of our minds, a […]

Recovery Spotlight Elton John
April 26, 2021

Elton John is one of the most popular and influential musical artists of all time. He’s sold more than 300 million records […]

Drink Up or Not? Alcohol Before and After the COVID Vaccine
April 23, 2021

A restaurant in Tampa, Florida, is offering a promotion for those who get the COVID vaccine. Present official proof you received the […]

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